Tokyo Olympics: Bad day in the long jump pit for SA duo

It was a day to forget for South Africa's two men's long jumpers in qualifying at the Tokyo Olympics on Saturday.

Tokyo Olympics: Bad day in the long jump pit for SA duo

It was a day to forget for South Africa’s two men’s long jumpers in qualifying at the Tokyo Olympics on Saturday.

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Cheswill Johnson failed to record a distance and withdrew injured while Ruswahl Samaai had a best effort of only 7.74m.

That distance was only good enough for 22nd, meaning Samaai missed out on a place in the 12-man final.

READ | SOUTH AFRICAN OUT OF TOKYO OLYMPICS AFTER POSITIVE COVID-19 TEST

Luvo Manyonga, South Africa’s silver medal winner from the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics, was banned from competing in Japan.

He was handed a four-year ban after failing to meet ‘whereabouts’ criteria, the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) announced in June.

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Weather forecast, alerts and UVB index for all South African provinces, 01 August 2021

This forecast is designed to be a quick overview of what lies in store.

Weather forecast, alerts and UVB index for all South African provinces, 01 August 2021

Weather data provided by the South African Weather Service. For a detailed forecast of your province, click here.

Severe Weather Alerts

IMPACT-BASED WARNINGS:

  1. Nil.

FIRE DANGER WARNINGS:

  1. Extremely high fire danger conditions are expected over the Beaufort West and Laingsburg Municipalities of the Western Cape, the Hantam Municipality in the Northern Cape, as well as the Sarah Baartman and Chris Hani District Municipalities, and the Raymond Mhlaba Local Municipality of the Eastern Cape Province.

ADVISORIES:

  1. Nil.

Gauteng:

Temperature: Fine and cool.

The expected UVB Sunburn Index: Very high.

Mpumalanga:

Temperature: Fine and cool to warm but hot in the Lowveld.

Limpopo:

Temperature: Fine and cool to warm.

North-West Province:

Temperature: Fine and cool.

Free State:

Temperature: Fine and cool.

Northern Cape:

East temperature: Fine and cool to warm.

Wind: The wind along the coast will be moderate to fresh south-easterly.

Western Cape:

Temperature: Morning fog over the south-western and the southern coastal areas, where it will become partly cloudy and cool, otherwise fine and warm.

Wind: The wind along the coast will be fresh westerly to south-westerly, but moderate south-easterly along the west coast.

The expected UVB Sunburn Index: Moderate.

Eastern Cape:

The Western half Temperature: Cool in places along the coast, otherwise fine and warm, becoming partly cloudy along the coast and adjacent interior from the afternoon.

The Western half – Wind: The wind along the coast will be moderate westerly, becoming fresh south westerly east of Cape St Francis in the afternoon.

The Eastern half Temperature: Cool in places in the north, otherwise fine and warm becoming partly cloudy in the south from the afternoon.

The Eastern half Wind: The wind along the coast will be moderate north-westerly, becoming fresh south-westerly in the afternoon.

Kwazulu-Natal:

Temperature: Fine and warm but cool in the west.

Wind: The wind along the coast will be moderate north-easterly, becoming south-westerly in the extreme south by the evening.

The expected UVB Sunburn Index: Very high.


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